Widely recognized as a highly collaborative and visionary leader, Tricia was the founding Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of eCampusAlberta, a Canadian province-wide initiative focused on increasing access for learners through online learning. Tricia has over 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in post-secondary education focused on online education. Tricia has co-chaired a WCET eLearning Consortia group committed to advancing the interests of online consortia across the United States and Canada and has been instrumental in bringing the Canadian consortium group together. She is currently helping to lead an initiative to capture Canadian data on online enrolment data nationally. Prior to her work with eCampusAlberta, she was the Coordinator for Continuing and Distance Learning at SAIT Polytechnic, Calgary, Canada. Tricia holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Cape Breton University, an M.Sc. in Education Psychology and a Ph.D. in Education Technology from the University of Calgary.